Giovanni Cornia


University of Florence, Faculty of Economics

Univeristy of Florence, Faculty of Economics
Curtatone, 1
Firenze 50127
Giovanni Andrea Cornia received a master's degree in economics in 1970 and a doctorate in quantitative economics in 1975, both at the University of Bologna. He initially worked for three years at the Economic Studies Centre of FIAT, the Italian multinational. Before joining in 1981 the UNICEF headquarters in New York as a Senior Economist, he held research positions for various lengths of time at the U.N. Economic Commission for Europe, the Economic Commission for Latin America and UNCTAD. Between 1989 and mid 1995, he was the Director of the Economic and Social Policy Research Programme at the International Child Development Centre, UNICEF's world-wide research institute located in Florence, Italy. He has also worked extensively for UNU/WIDER. Read More.

Focus: Development, Economy, Poverty, Europe


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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2006

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